The Life & Medical Sciences Institute (LIMES) is a center for both basic research and higher education in Life Sciences and Biomedicine at the University of Bonn. The LIMES concept was developed in the year 2000 by M. Hoch (Biology) and M. Famulok (Chemistry). Central to the conception of LIMES is the development of competitive […]

life & brain

Founded in 2002 with the support of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia LIFE & BRAIN is the pre-clinical translational center of Bonn University Medicine. Within LIFE & BRAIN over 250 scientists and researchers work together under one roof in different R&D platforms to recognize innovative research results early and develop them further into marketable products […]


The Center for Economics and Neuroscience (CENs) was funded as an interdisciplinary research unit for the analysis of human decision making at the interface of psychology, economics and neuroscience. Different methods from neuroscience, including eye-tracking, functional MRI and genetics, are used to improve our understanding of decision processes, underlying computations and heterogeneity in human decisions.